Taxes

Cathie Adams reporting from Cancun, MX -- Last year in Copenhagen, President Obama sent Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the UNFCCC COP 15 to commit $30 billion to a new Fast Start fund by 2012 with a...
There has recently been and still is much talk about last-minute extension of tax cuts passed to expire almost ten years ago, who should get them and who should not, and how these questions may play on the economy. I have...
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It has only been a few days since voters approved by a very narrow margin, the Proposition 1 "Rain Tax" and already voters are feeling duped.
Proposition 1 is not a Republican vs Democrat issue.  It is not a Conservative vs Liberal issue.  It is an issue about what is good public policy for the City of Houston for the next (at least) forty years.  In this radio ad...
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"Shut up, he explained," That is Kevin Shanley's October 22nd response to the thousands of concerned citizens, businesses, non-profits, churches, and school districts who have dared to criticize or oppose "Proposition 1."...
Houston Independent School District school board president Greg Meyers announced yesterday the anticipated impact of Houston's Proposition 1 on the district. He told KTRK Channel 13 that the proposition would cost the...
Houston's Fox 26 News weighed into the fight over Houston's Proposition 1 and the onerous fees that will be levied on home owners, renters, businesses, churches, schools and your favorite charity. The Fox News story featured...
A sequel is rarely as good as the original story. In the case of the once proposed Houston Rain Tax, the sequel recently announced by Houston City Council is a nightmare waiting to be unleashed on all residents of Houston...
The new plan to tax more people is now being undertaken by Representative Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat from New York. His "brilliant" plan includes higher tax rates according to the cost of living. This is a response to the...
The following two links are to the same article, the first subject line from The Washington Post, and the second from Townhall.com, speaking of which, here’s a video from Townhall.com with recent news that might interest you...
House Democrats passed a bill Thursday making Bush tax cuts permanent only for families earning up to $250,000 per year. However, Republicans want to see the tax cuts extended for all income brackets and have vowed to only...
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I spoke with Congressman Gene Green (D-TX29) at the Texas Redistricting Conference about the Lame Duck session of Congress, currently underway in Washington DC.  We discussed extending the Bush Tax Cuts and the Dream Act....
Election time has come! Will this big government, special interest, over-taxing Proposition be defeated?If you have supported the No Rain PAC's stance in defeating Proposition 1, you are welcome to stop by and help celebrate...
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"You cant do indirectly what the law says you cant do directly" by calling this new TAX a FEE!  Thats what one moral and law-abiding pastor respectfully retorts (VIDEO) after "Renew...
The Republican Party of Harris County has joined with StopPROP1 and urges all Houston voters to go to the bottom of the ballot and vote AGAINST Proposition 1.
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The City of Houston is trying to pull a fast one on the taxpayers! The new proposal of a "drainage fee", on the ballot as Proposition 1, is simply a new way of increasing the size of local government and expanding taxes to...
The No Rain Tax PAC rolled out its new media campaign to StopPROP1.  The brief infomercial takes a humorous look at how this radical proposition came to be.  It enforces the point that Proposition 1 promotes a new onerous "...
It’s back-to-school time here in Texas, and we all know what that means: tax-free weekend! This past weekend thousands of Texans headed to malls, shopping centers, and outlets across this state in order to purchase tax-...
The Fair Tax is far more complex than the name implies. Everyone is for fair taxation and is sick and tired of the Progressive Income Tax. The Fair tax is not as simple and “fair” as one might think.If the Fair Tax Bill were...
What do you think the government is going to do with the money you mailed into the IRS today?Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) wrote up a report that shows some of the worst examples of federal spending in 2008. Below are some of...

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